10 Must-See US Spots for Stunning Christmas Lights & Decorations


Christmas is a time to celebrate with lights and decorations. From coast to coast, the US has some amazing spots that go all out for the holiday season. Here are 10 of them that you should not miss.

If you want to see more than 750,000 lights, head to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. You can explore 14 acres of illuminated gardens.

Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens


New York City is famous for its Christmas lights, but one neighborhood stands out from the rest. You can see giant Santas, snowmen, nutcrackers, and more.

Dyker Heights Light Displays in New York


Another New York attraction that shines during Christmas is the Bronx Zoo. The zoo hosts a holiday lights show that features animal-themed lanterns.

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights in New York


The nation’s capital also has a zoo that transforms into a winter wonderland. ZooLights at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo features.

ZooLights at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C


For a charming Christmas experience, visit Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville. This family-owned attraction has been operating since 1948.

Koziar’s Christmas Village in Pennsylvania


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If you prefer a warmer climate for your Christmas lights adventure, head to Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain. 

Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Georgia


For a road trip full of festive fun, follow the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights. This trail connects 8 cities in northern Louisiana with dazzling light displays.

Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights


For a more traditional and elegant light display, check out Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. 

Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina


For a historic and romantic light display, visit Nights of Lights in St. Augustine. This event celebrates the city’s Spanish heritage by lighting up every building.

Nights of Lights in Florida


For a Southern-style Christmas celebration, head to Bellingrath Gardens and Home in Theodore.

Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home in Alabama 


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